This is the Campus COVID-19 Dashboard. Updates will be made here weekly on Friday or as needed.
Number of cases (March 27 - April 2):
Individuals who test positive are required to quarantine. Through contact tracing, anyone who was exposed to the individual will be notified.
*Based on this information, KCAI has not met any gating criteria for consideration of remote learning and/or building restrictions. For more information on gating criteria, consult the Return to Campus and Studio Guidelines (link below).
In-person dining has been suspended in Wylie Dining and Cafe Nerman until further notice. We will provide to-go only options and ask that students and employees eat alone or in their rooms and/or offices.
Barbara Marshall Residence Hall
Effective February 25 through March 12, additional building restrictions have been put into place.
The additional building restrictions include:
-No guests in resident rooms, only roommates and suitemates.
-Lounges, the lobby, game room, fitness room, and other public areas in the building are closed.
-Residents may continue to use the laundry room, but absolutely no congregating permitted.
-All food from Wylie Dining and Cafe Nerman must be taken to go and eaten in resident rooms.
-Masks are required everywhere on campus except when alone in your room.
-Normal activities outside of the residence Hall and KCAI campus are still permitted; however, safety precautions are expected at all times (no groups permitted, wearing a mask, social distancing, monitoring symptoms, etc.). Normal activities include:
- attending in-person courses and utilizing the studio and/or other areas of campus (Beals, Media Center, Library, Art Store, etc.)
- going to work on or off campus
- taking a walk or enjoying the campus green
The KCAI Response Team has considered the new CDC options to reduce quarantine. Based on guidance from the Kansas City Missouri Health Department, we will continue to observe a 14 day quarantine period for individuals who have had direct exposure to a positive COVID-19 case.
RAVE Guardian Daily Symptom Check In:
Please note the following schedule related to winter break and completing the daily symptom check ins via the RAVE Guardian App.
Students, daily app notifications will be disabled December 20 through January 21. Students are not required to complete the daily symptom check in during this timeframe. Daily notifications will begin again for all students on January 22 and students will be required to complete the daily check in beginning on that date.*
Staff, daily app notifications will be disabled December 19 through January 3. Staff are not required to complete the daily symptom check in during this timeframe. Daily notifications will begin again for all staff on January 4 and staff will be required to complete the daily check in beginning on that date.**
Faculty, daily app notifications will be disabled December 24 through January 17. Faculty are not required to complete the daily symptom check in during this timeframe. Daily notifications will begin again for all faculty on January 18 and faculty will be required to complete the daily check in beginning on that date.**
*Students who have been approved to access campus during the winter break will be notified directly regarding expectations of the completion of a daily symptom check in.
**Staff and faculty who anticipate accessing campus during the timeframes that the app notifications are disabled are asked to notify their supervisor and firstname.lastname@example.org regarding expectations for symptom check ins. Staff who are 9-month full-time employees are not required to complete the daily symptom check ins until they report to work for the spring 2021 semester
Need a place to access Wifi or hang out between classes? The Jannes Library and Cafe Nerman are your spots! Bring your own device, or use one in the library. Important: Bring your own headphones, follow the procedures for each location, and if coming on the weekend you must sign up on the Weekend Request Form.
Art Supply Store
(Financial Aid, Registrar, Academic Support, Disability Support, Career Services, Dean of Students, Assistant Dean of Students)
H&R Block Artspace
Wylie Dining/Café Nerman
Return to Campus & Studios Guidelines
COVID19 Dashboard Historical Data - The Dashboard reflects new confirmed cases and not cumulative cases. Historical data for cases per week can be viewed here.